Definition of Pneumonectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of a lung (usually to treat lung cancer).




Definition of Pneumonectomy

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical removal of all or part of a lung. ¹

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Definition of Pneumonectomy

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Medical Definition of Pneumonectomy

1. An operation to remove an entire lung. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pneumonectomy

pneumologies
pneumology
pneumolysis
pneumomalacia
pneumomediastinum
pneumomediastinums
pneumomelanosis
pneumometer
pneumometers
pneumometry
pneumomycosis
pneumomyelography
pneumon-
pneumonectomies
pneumonectomy (current term)
pneumonia
pneumonia dissecans
pneumonia interlobularis purulenta
pneumonia malleosa
pneumonia virus of mice
pneumonia with chest-wall involvement
pneumoniac
pneumonias
pneumonic
pneumonic device
pneumonic devices
pneumonic plague
pneumonics
pneumonitic

Literary usage of Pneumonectomy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1894)
"pneumonectomy. D. Lowson, of Hull, Eng.,^, reports a successful case of pneumonectomy on the human subject, after trial on a rabbit and also on a dog. ..."

2. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1887)
"The surgery of the lung, which is yet in its infancy, includes the operations of—1, pneumonectomy, or excision of a portion of a lung; 2, ..."

3. The Year-book of Treatment (1894)
"We do not know that pneumonectomy has ever been attempted for malignant disease, but it has been accomplished in man for ..."

4. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1888)
"... that pneumonectomy "cannot yet be considered within the range of practical surgery." Nevertheless, one cannot but admit that the removal of a diseased ..."

5. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1894)
"pneumonectomy. D. Lowson, of Hull, Eng.,^, reports a successful case of pneumonectomy on the human subject, after trial on a rabbit and also on a dog. ..."

6. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1887)
"The surgery of the lung, which is yet in its infancy, includes the operations of—1, pneumonectomy, or excision of a portion of a lung; 2, ..."

7. The Year-book of Treatment (1894)
"We do not know that pneumonectomy has ever been attempted for malignant disease, but it has been accomplished in man for ..."

8. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1888)
"... that pneumonectomy "cannot yet be considered within the range of practical surgery." Nevertheless, one cannot but admit that the removal of a diseased ..."

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